1938 - 1993 (55 years)
||Gerard Francois Vanderhooft [2, 3, 4, 5] |
||4 Feb 1938
||Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
||23 Jan 1948
||Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
|S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam |
||Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA
|University of Utah - Medicine |
||1 Feb 1948
||New York City, New York Co, New York, USA
|S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam |
||13 May 1993
||Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA 
|Cause: Bladder Cancer |
||18 May 1993
||Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA
||31 Dec 2015 |
||Peter Gerard "Pete" Vanderhooft, b. 20 Jun 1912, Recklinghausen, Westphalia, Germany , d. 7 Feb 1995, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA (Age 82 years) |
||Elisabeth Johanna "Bep" Evers, b. 29 Nov 1914, Valburg, Gelderland, Netherlands , d. 14 Jan 1999, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA (Age 84 years) |
||13 Dec 1935
||Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Passenger List [1 Feb 1948]|
Passenger List of the S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam, departed Rotterdam 23 Jan 1948, arrived New York City 1 Feb 1948. Onboard was the van der Hooft family. Research by Chad G. nichols
||Headstone [14 Oct 2006]|
Headstone of Dr Gerard Francois Vanderhooft & Else-Marie Vanderhooft at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Else-Marie is still living as of 15 Oct 2006; Taken by Chad G. Nichols
||Vanderhooft Family Plot [14 Oct 2006]|
Photo of Vanderhooft Family Plot at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park; Taken by Chad G. Nichols
- [S84] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Database and images online (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7488), Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).
S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam
departed Rotterdam 23 Jan 1948
arrived New York City 1 Feb 1948
--Pieter G. van der Hooft, 35, Cook, b. Recklinghausen, Germany, last residence Arnhem
--Elizabeth J., 33, Housewife, b. Valburg, Netherlands
--Gerard F., 9, b. Arnhem
--Aartje E. J., 8, b. Nymegen
--Johannes L., 2, b. Arnhem
(Research by Anja van Dijk)
- [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany.
7783 S 4950 W
West Jordan, UT 84081
USA) (Reliability: 3).
Passenger List - 004631
Grave Marker - 003314, 003315
- [S223] Wasatch Lawn Mortuary & Memorial Park Records, (3401 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah; (801) 466-8687
Research performed 14 Oct 2006 by Chad G. Nichols at the Cemetery Office) (Reliability: 3).
Olympus Park 387_LC1 b. 4 Feb 1938, d. 13 May 1993, bur. 18 May 1993
- [S215] Personal Research & Library, Klaas Steenwijk, Steenwijk, Klaas, ([email] k.steenwijk # wxs.nl (change # to @)
Klaas wrote Familieboek Mietus & Aanhang 1 Oct 1998; Original in possession of Chad G. Nichols) (Reliability: 3).
- [S357] U.S. Social Security Death Index, United States of America, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration
Searchable online database at FamilySearch™ by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
Gerard F Vanderhooft b. 4 Feb 1938, d. 13 May 1993
issued UT, death residence locality 84124 (Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, UT)
- [S423] Obituary (Reliability: 3).
Our dear husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, Gerard F. Vanderhooft, 55, passed away on May 13, 1993 at his home from cancer.
Born Feb. 4, 1938 in Arnhem, The Netherlands to Peter G. and Elisabeth J. Vanderhooft. Immigrated to the U.S. with parents, sister and one brother in 1948. Married Else-Marie Fedje in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, May 12, 1961.In 1955 Gerard received a Ford Foundation early admission scholarship to the University of Utah. Graduated with honors, 1958. Graduated from U. of U. Medical School, 1962. He completed his internship at Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif. Attended school of aviation medicine, Pensacola, FL. Flight-surgeon in the Navy. Chief Medical Officer at Johnsville Naval Air development center, Johnsville, PA. Orthopedic surgery residency, University of Utah Medical School. One year hand-surgery fellowship, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. Practiced orthopedic surgery and hand surgery at Granger Medical Clinic for eight years. Private practice in association with West Valley Orthopedic Clinic from 1979 to Nov. 1, 1992.
Member American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Western Orthopedic Assoc., American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, The American Medical Association and Utah Medical Assoc. Several positions held include: Assistant Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Veterans Hospital, SLC.; Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, U. of U. Medical School; President Utah Orthopedic Assoc., President Utah Chapter of Western Orthopedic Assoc.; Program chairman National meeting of Western Orthopedic Assoc.
Gerard was an avid reader, fly fisherman, tennis player and golfer. He traveled extensively to foreign countries, but preferred to spend time at his ranch on the Strawberry River. He had a great appreciation for the outdoors, especially when camping and fishing with his two sons. On his epitaph he wants one word, "River."
Gerard is survived by his wife, Else-Marie, four children, son, Dr. Eric and wife Dr. Sheryll Vanderhooft, Seattle, Washington; daughter, Lisa and husband Scott Spurrier; son, Peter and wife Linette; daughter, Ann Elizabeth and fiancee, Stan Hansen, all Salt Lake City; four grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Whitney and Zachary Spurrier, Peter Nicholas and Christian Andrew Vanderhooft; parents, sister, Aty (Leon) Clyde, brothers, Joluut (Szifra) Vanderhooft, Jan (Louise) Vanderhooft, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandparents and a sister. Gerard will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 12 Noon, May 18, 1993 at the Mt. Olympus North Stake Center, 4176 Adonis Drive (3725 East). Friends may call at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 So. Highland Dr. on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10:30-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society.
[Published in the Deseret News, 15 May 1993, research by Chad G. Nichols]